In a letter from the American poet, Robert Lowell to Randall Jarrell (another American author and poet) he wrote:
“In prose you have to be interested in what is being said… it’s very exciting for me, like going fishing’.
Source: Nick Hornby, The Complete Polysyllabic Spree, London: Viking, 2006, 15.
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Image: Robert Lowell.